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Al Jazeera America
Feb 27, 2014 3:30am EST
the man who served as president clinton's secretary of defense from 2007 1997 to 2001. william cohen, now chairman of the cohen group. good to see you. thank you for being with us. >> thank you for having me. >> we just talked about infrastructure , people turn on the lights and they expect it to work. they turn on the tap and expect clean water to come out. same with military. a lot in social media said we can forward to cut a lot from the military and be fine. people don't seem to feel the daily impact of that. what is your thought. >> they don't feel the daily impact of it until something happens. there is growing instability in various parts of the world which may require the united states of having military commitment. congress has mandated a reduction a significant reduction, $500 million from the defense budget. under this two-year budget agreement with congress, $75 billion will be coming out of the defense budget. the question is how do you get it? you can reduce personnel which secretary hagel has propose: you can cut operations and maintenance which means you'll have a les
Al Jazeera America
Mar 5, 2014 7:00pm EST
, and it was a key part of president clinton's welfare to work program. the basic way the earned a tax credit worked is this an eligible worker will earn a tax credit for every dollar he or she makes. a formula determines how much a worker ultimately receives under the program's caps. that amount the worker receives is then applied to taxes. for example, if someone owed $700 in taxes and has a credit of $900 they would get a refund of $200. working families with children currently stand to benefit the most. they qualify for a credit if they earn under 38,000 to $51,000. generally a salary increase the credit lowers. a married couple with two children making $45,000 would be eligible for a credit of $706. low-wage workers without children currently benefit the least. a person with no children earning $12,000 would only be eligible for a credit of $177. president obama wants to change that. he's proposing to include more low income workers without children. he also wants to extend the age limits to include younger and older workers. cashiers, retail sales people along with waiters an
Al Jazeera America
Mar 1, 2014 3:30am EST
wildfire last month. >>> the national archives released more than 4,000 documents from the clinton's presidency. including documents such as speeches, schedules and some with a humanized effort for hillary clinton, telling her to be relaxed. i'm morgan radford. those are the headlines.
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